3 flour mill workers killed, 3 injured

Jajpur: Three workers of a flour mill were killed and three seriously injured when the jeep in which they were traveling skidded off the road in Jajpur district, police said on Monday.

The six were returning home after admitting a fellow worker, who got injured in a mishap, to S C B Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack when their jeep overturned near Chhatia on NH 5 under Barachana police station late last night, police said.

The deceased were identified as Mangovinda Samal (35) of Jagannathpur, Manas Ranjan Samal (37) and Kailas Chandra Samal (38), both from Bidyadharpur under Barachana police station limits in the district.

The injured were rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and their condition was stated to be critical, police said.